A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER FOUR-LIGHT CANDELABRA
A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER FOUR-LIGHT CANDELABRA

THE BASES, SUPPORTS FOR BRANCHES, TWO SOCKETS AND WAX-PANS WITH MARK OF WILLIAM ELLIOTT, LONDON, 1819, THE BRANCHES, SIX SOCKETS, NOZZLES AND WAX-PANS WITH MARK OF JOHN SCOFIELD, OR MAKER'S MARK LACKING, ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN SCOFIELD, CIRCA 1780

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A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER FOUR-LIGHT CANDELABRA
THE BASES, SUPPORTS FOR BRANCHES, TWO SOCKETS AND WAX-PANS WITH MARK OF WILLIAM ELLIOTT, LONDON, 1819, THE BRANCHES, SIX SOCKETS, NOZZLES AND WAX-PANS WITH MARK OF JOHN SCOFIELD, OR MAKER'S MARK LACKING, ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN SCOFIELD, CIRCA 1780
Each on domed base with husk cast border, the lower section of the tapering stems cast with foliage, with spiral-fluted and leaf-cast sockets, with central detachable support for the three foliage cast branches, each terminating in a spiral-fluted and leaf-cast socket, with a further central socket, engraved with a coat-of-arms, marked under base, on branches, sockets, nozzles and central support
23 in. (58.5 cm.) high
253 oz. 10 dwt. (7,883 gr.)
The arms are those of Norreys of Davyhulme quartering Molyeaux and others, almost certainly for Robert Josiah Jackson Norreys, formerly Harris (1784-1844) who married Mary (1780-1868) daughter and heiress of Henry Norreys (1744-1819) of Davyhulme, co. Lancashire in 1809. He assumed the name and arms of Norreys on his marriage and inherited the estates of his father-in-law in 1819.

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